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# french - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

# french - Friday 14 June, 2019

A number of calls made to exams commission over 'muffled' sound during Leaving Cert French exam

One student said students resorted to guessing the answers on the exam.

# french - Friday 24 May, 2019

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

# french - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doctors begin switching off life support in hugely controversial French case

The man’s parents have repeatedly launched court action to keep him alive — in defiance of his wife and five siblings who are in favour of his right to die.

# french - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame

The restoration is expected to take a number of years.

# french - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The42 Second-half surge sees Connacht earn bonus-point victory over 14-man Perpignan

Second-half surge sees Connacht earn bonus-point victory over 14-man Perpignan

The Irish province ran in five tries at the Stade Aime Giral this evening.

# french - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Six detained over suspected 'violent plot' against President Macron

They are all linked to extreme right movements.

# french - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Banksy 'blitzes' Paris with graffiti murals commemorating 1968 student revolt

Stencilled images in the style of the mysterious British graffiti star began appearing on walls across the French capital last week.

# french - Sunday 10 December, 2017

At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century

Marie-Louise Wirth wouldn’t dream of giving up her bar in northern France.

# french - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Over 1,400 Leaving Cert papers were given a better mark after student appeals

Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2017.

# french - Monday 25 September, 2017

Pensioner saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

Nine people were hospitalised in the accident.

# french - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Singer dies after apparent 'electrocution' at French festival

Barbara Weldens died while performing at a festival in the southwest of France yesterday.

# french - Monday 29 May, 2017

Calls for Paris black feminist festival to be stopped for 'banning white people' from certain areas

Four-fifths of the festival area will be set aside as a “non-mixed” space “for black women,” according to its website in French.

# french - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

# french - Saturday 6 May, 2017

'France decides': Everything you need to know about this weekend's presidential election

Macron or Le Pen? The French people will decide what path their future will take tomorrow.

# french - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Two policemen shot by suspected radical Islamist on French Indian Ocean island

The overseas territory of Reunion is in the Indian Ocean.

# french - Monday 20 March, 2017

Alcohol, cannabis and cocaine found in blood of Paris airport attacker

Investigators are still trying to understand what motivated Saturday’s assault by 39-year-old Ziyed Ben Belgacem.

# french - Monday 6 March, 2017

Twist in case of missing French family as brother-in-law 'admits killings'

The case is thought to centre on a dispute over an inheritance.

# french - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Marine Le Pen could be prosecuted for tweeting photos of Islamic State killings

The European Parliament lifted immunity from prosecution today.

# french - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'Telling me I have to switch off p*****s me off': France gets to grips with its new work emails law

Since 1 January, French companies with more than 50 employees must work up a charter defining employees’ right to switch off.

# french - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Unacceptable and false': French PM slams New York Times article about Muslim women in France

The women who were interviewed spoke of discrimination and “persecution”.

# french - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge A group of French tourists stuck up this class note when driving around Galway To The Left To The Left

A group of French tourists stuck up this class note when driving around Galway

“we do not have the habit of driving on the left”

# french - Thursday 28 July, 2016

French media say they'll no longer use terrorists' photos to avoid 'glorification'

Their decision comes as the French prosecutors identified the second man involved in the killing of a priest in Normandy.

# french - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The42 Nonu ruled out of Top 14 final after this nasty head clash last weekend Hard Knocks This post contains videos

Nonu ruled out of Top 14 final after this nasty head clash last weekend

Don’t panic Toulon fans, Mathieu Bastareaud will play instead.

# french - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge French people have completely fallen in love with Irish fans at the Euros Les Meilleurs Supporters

French people have completely fallen in love with Irish fans at the Euros

“Les rois de l’ambiance.” The kings of atmosphere!

# french - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Irish Euro fans face travel chaos after airlines cancel French flights

Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights have been affected.

# french - Friday 10 June, 2016

# french - Monday 21 March, 2016

Officials from UCC set to travel to Spain to assist Irish hurt in bus crash

Seven Italians are among the dead.

# french - Monday 7 March, 2016

Two French teenage girls who attempted to go to Syria to join Isis returned home

The mother of one of the girls said she had caught her daughter trying to leave for Syria two years ago.

# french - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge French people are calling this photo of a stack of crepes an 'act of war' Oh Crepe

# french - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

The French justice minister has quit after a huge row about terrorism

She didn’t agree with government plans to strip French-born terrorists of their citizenship.

# french - Sunday 6 December, 2015

France's far-right makes major gains in first election since shooting attacks

President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party has been struggling for support.

# french - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Ireland offers support as UN unanimously approves 'all necessary measures' against IS

A man suspected of scouting targets for Islamic State before last week’s terror attacks in Paris has been arrested in Turkey this morning.

# french - Friday 20 November, 2015

Al-Qaeda linked group kills 27 after nine-hour Mali hotel siege

An Al-Qaeda-affiliated group is reportedly claiming responsibility.

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuv said Paris received no warnings about Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

# french - Thursday 19 November, 2015

'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world'

‘When we see the bloodshed in Paris, we should open our borders to refugees, not close them’, writes Mairead Healy.

# french - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge A coffee cup with the worst French and German writing on the side is going super viral Mind Your Language

# french - Sunday 28 June, 2015

French attack suspect took selfie with severed head of boss

The picture was sent in a WhatsApp message to a Canadian phone number.

# french - Saturday 27 June, 2015

More than 25,000 Renaults have been recalled because of a braking issue

A spokesperson for the company has said that it is not a “stop driving your car immediately” issue.

# french - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Barman sentenced after man drinks 56 shots and dies

The customer broke the in-house shots record at a bar in the central French town of Clermont-Ferrand.

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